Item #309695 County Map of the States of Georgia and Alabama. Samuel Augustus Sr MITCHELL.

County Map of the States of Georgia and Alabama

Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1877.

Map. Lithograph with original hand coloring. Image measures 13 3/4" x 21 1/4"

Interesting double-page map of Georgia and Alabama showing all counties, railroads, major routes and waterways. Two insets show town plans for the cities of Savannah, Georgia, and Atlanta, the capitol of Georgia. In excellent condition. One small closed tear to left margin.

Samuel Augustus Mitchell Sr. (1792-1868) is one of the leaders in American cartography of the 19th century and pioneered the conversion of engraved map plates to more affordable lithographic plates. His son, Samuel Augustus Mitchell Jr. continued his father's successful mapmaking and publishing business, and was one of the most prolific and renowned 19th century American publishers.

Binding: Unbound
Language: English

Price: $175.00

Item #309695

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